• Catholic Benefits Association presses Trump to end contraceptive mandate

    Catholic Benefits Association presses Trump to end contraceptive mandate

    • Aug 30, 2017

    The Catholic Benefits Association, based in Castle Rock, Colorado, and representing more than 1,000 Catholic health care providers, has been the largest single plaintiff challenging the Obamacare contraceptive mandate. The association first sued the government in March 2014. CBA members are facing $6 billion in accumulated penalties should the issue fail to be resolved.

  • Health care laws must begin and end with human person, bishop says

    Health care laws must begin and end with human person, bishop says

    • Jul 31, 2017

    Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, said the bishops remain hopeful that the U.S. congress can come together and reform healthcare in a way that ensures it remains accessible and affordable as well as protect all human life.

  • U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

    • Jul 27, 2017

    After the Republican senate voted to proceed to debate their version of a healthcare bill, Bishop Frank J. Dewane released a statement saying the “current proposals are simply unacceptable as written, and any attempts to repeal the ACA (Affordable Care Act) without a concurrent replacement is also unacceptable.”